ORTIGIA SOUND SYSTEM
25 — 29 JULY 2018
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EXPLORING ORTIGIA BY
THREE-WHEELER AND BY BOAT

This experience will let you discover the historic centre of Syracuse, Ortigia, in an easy and funny way: you will get on board a traditional three wheelers, called ‘Ape Calessino’: the cicero-driver will lead you to the most suggestive places and secrets alleys of the island. In the second part of this tour, you will sail along the coast in front of Syracuse. You will make the circumnavigation of the island of Ortigia to admire the various caves and coves, the walls surrounding the island and Maniace Castle. In the summer season, you will have also the opportunity to swim in the sea.

ORTIGIA STREET FOOD TOUR

Siracusa is a window into the ancient history of the Mediterranean and Europe. The island of Ortigia, a labyrinth of charming ancient and medieval streets, holds the historic old city centre: with the assistance of a professional tour guide, you will walk in it and you will get a feel of its unique spirit. Furthmore, you will have the opportunity to taste a variety of authentic dishes such as appetizers, fresh fish and typical ‘panini’. You will also pass landmarks including the Piazza del Duomo, Santa Lucia church and the Piazza Archimedes with its stunning Fountain of Diana, providing another experience of Sicily’s rich culture.

SIRACUSA’S SKYDIVING

It is a jump that anyone can try in the most beautiful place in Southern Italy: Siracusa’s coast. Making firmly hooked by a special harness to an instructor from 4,300 meters, after a lesson in just 10 minutes, you will experience the thrill they give you 50 seconds of free fall. You will fly piloting a tandem parachute, making turns and spirals, and then land softly on the grass.

TREKKING IN CAVAGRANDE
DEL CASSIBILE

This boat tour lets you experience the coast of Siracusa. This part of Sicily presents large bays and cliffs interspersed with secluded coves and rocky outcrops on the sea very impressive including a pair known as the Cliffs of Two Brothers rocks. In the boat tour “Ortigia Island and Sea Caves” you will make the circumnavigation of the island of Ortigia to admire the various caves and coves, the wall surrounded the Spanish period surrounding the island and Castle Maniace. Throughout this tour you will have the opportunity to swim and snorkel in the clear waters and admire the depth.

In “Plemmirio Boat Tour” you can navigate to the outlet protected marine area of Plemmirio which includes part of the Maddalena Peninsula. This area is the favourite destination for those who love the sea, very clean and transparent to be able to see the bottom without diving.

WILDLIFE OASIS OF
VENDICARI TOUR

The natural reserve of Vendicari is a wonderful place, located between Noto and Pachino, where natural ecosystem lives undisturbed. With the assistance of a professional tour guide, you will find yourself frequently in front of breath-taking landscapes, dense vegetation that suddenly opens to a clear sea, very long and golden beaches, that in a few hundred meters become rocky cliffs and then deep sea. You will have the chance to swim, explore the area and relax as well.

DAILY EXPERIENCE IN SAIL BOAT

A unique way to discover Siracusa is from the open sea with a private boat, piloted by a professional skipper at your disposal. For this type of tour, you will have two options. You can choose the Aretusa Cruise, starting from the Syracusan coast. Your will swim in Marine Reserves and you will discover the Sicilian historical heritage and mythlogy as well. You will have an aperitif and lunch on board with local products, anchored in a wonderful bay or under the Maniace Castle.

SNORKELING IN THE SEA
OF SIRACUSA

This boat tour lets you experience the coast of Siracusa. This part of Sicily presents large bays and cliffs interspersed with secluded coves and rocky outcrops on the sea very impressive including a pair known as the Cliffs of Two Brothers rocks. In the boat tour “Ortigia Island and Sea Caves” you will make the circumnavigation of the island of Ortigia to admire the various caves and coves, the wall surrounded the Spanish period surrounding the island and Castle Maniace. Throughout this tour you will have the opportunity to swim and snorkel in the clear waters and admire the depth.

In “Plemmirio Boat Tour” you can navigate to the outlet protected marine area of Plemmirio which includes part of the Maddalena Peninsula. This area is the favourite destination for those who love the sea, very clean and transparent to be able to see the bottom without diving.

ORTIGIA SOUND SYSTEM
25 — 29 JULY 2018

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